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HRMS Kortenaer

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Mike McCabe shares a very interesting build with us, this time its the Dutch Destroyer, "HRMS Kortenaer".
Set in 1928, this diorama depicts the vessel at the Dutch naval base of Surabaya, along with a native craft, an Indonesian traditional outrigger boat.

Model kit is from H-P Models, in 1/700 resin, with lots of additions.
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Super work Mike.
JUL 24, 2007 - 12:36 PM
This was one of those models that I have seen at Telford last year that really made the trip worth! Excellent Mike - I still love those two seagulls (and the rest too!!!) Skipper
JUL 24, 2007 - 10:20 PM
Hi Mike, iI hought I posted to this last night ??? lol, lol. Anyway, excellent looking dio and an unusual ship you have there. Excellent stuff and thanks for sharing. Al
JUL 25, 2007 - 09:20 AM
Nice one Mike, a very interesting subject and unusal. Ciao Luciano
JUL 26, 2007 - 12:50 AM
I'm constantly amazed at the detail these guys put into 1/700 scale. I bought the 1/700 HMS Liverpool, opened the box, groaned and closed it again. Too small! I really will have to give it a try some day.
JUL 26, 2007 - 07:51 AM
Top job by the maestro! Peter F
AUG 14, 2007 - 12:21 AM
I missed this thread the first time around, but I saw the pictures in the Gallery and was suitably impressed. Really incredible job for such a small scale. I like the fact it's an unusual subject. The dio just looks right.
AUG 14, 2007 - 03:27 AM
yep that's it, the dio just looks right, and the pictures too, you are there basically. i just love the small boats near the destroyer too! JB
AUG 15, 2007 - 12:30 AM